Michael Bliss's research while affiliated with University of Toronto and other places

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Article
The writing of Canadian history during the past twenty-five years has been characterized by an intense degree of specialization which has replaced older Canadian historians’ concern for explaining the nature of the country. A declining sense of Canada as a national entity underlies much of our current political and constitutional malaise. The Liber...

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... This is what alienated Canadian historians such as Bliss, McNaught, and Jack Granatstein, committed as they were to a national historiography that might highlight accomplishment and advance as expressed in a singular progressive state. 16 Metaphorically, 1968 did nothing if not interrogate/destabilize this national, collective, accomplishment. It pivoted against the flattening, homogenizing reduction of history to a study of power's achievements. ...